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Potatoes: One-Hundred-&-One Ways of Cooking
London: William Heineman Ltd. 1932. Small octavo (18.5 x 12.5 cm.), 62 pages. Index. FIRST EDITION. Boulestin and Adair attempt to demonstrate the potato's rightful place in English cuisine. X. Marcel Boulestin was a French chef, restaurateur and author of cookbooks that popularized French cuisine in the English-speaking world. His restaurant, The Restaurant Français, opened in 1927, was known at the time as the most expensive in London. Some light... (Item #6369)
Price: $60.00
Potatoes: One-Hundred-&-One Ways of Cooking. X. M. Boulestin, Xavier Marcel Boulestin, A. H. Adair, Arthur Henry "Robin" Adair.
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Gastronomie Nivernaise.
Moulins: Crepin-Leblond, 1939. Octavo, 137 pages. First ordinary edition, following a limited edition of 100 copies. Small booksellers sticker on colophon, otherwise very good in publisher's black, green and red printed wrappers. Uncommon. (Item #1934)
Price: $200.00
Gastronomie Nivernaise. Les Freres Drouillet.
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Mexican Cooking. The Flavor of the Twentieth Century. That Real Mexican Tang.
[San Antonio, TX]: U.S. Print and Litho Co. c. 1911. Tall, stapled booklet, 44 pages. Illustrated in color. Ads. Very early edition of the first Mexican-American cookbook published in in English. Gebhardt published this little recipe booklet to help spread an understanding of Mexican-American cooking in order that they might grow demand for their products. The recipes claim to drawn from the "most famous chefs in Old Mexico". The dating... (Item #4861)
Price: $500.00
Mexican Cooking. The Flavor of the Twentieth Century. That Real Mexican Tang. Gebhardt Chili Powder Co.
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The Household Receipt Book. Published by Loren B. Lord, Successors to Lord Brothers and Dr. H Baxter.
Burlington, VT: Loren B. Lord, c. 1870. Small octavo, unpaginated, 24 pages. First edition. A little product cookbook, with testimonials for Dr. N. C. White's Pulminary Elixir. A bit strange, in that no one thought it inappropriate to make certain recipes adjacent, such as "Lemon Pie" preceded by "Children Having Worms". Edges a bit brittle, some soiling throughout, otherwise near very good. Scarce. [OCLC locates no copies]. (Item #2160)
Price: $150.00
The Household Receipt Book. Published by Loren B. Lord, Successors to Lord Brothers and Dr. H Baxter. Loren B. Lord.
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Haitian Recipes. Illustrated by Robel Paris.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti: the author; Imp. Henri Deschamps, 1955. Stapled booklet (21 x 13.5 cm.), 14 pages. Illustrated, and colored by hand. FIRST EDITION. A charming little cookbook by an artist who came to Port-au-Prince for an exhibit and remained long enough to develop a true appreciation of the island and its people. The book contains twenty-three recipes, as well as a few short vignettes about life and food in Haiti... (Item #5261)
Price: $150.00
Haitian Recipes. Illustrated by Robel Paris. Robel Paris.
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The Hotel Butcher, Garde Manager and Carver. Suggestions for the buying, handling, sale, and service of meats, poultry and fish for hotels, restaurants, clubs, and institutions. An expression of the practical experience of one who has spent thirty years in all branches of kitchen, pantry and storeroom work; Also as steward and buyer.
Chicago, Ill. Published by the Hotel Monthly Press; John Willy Inc. 1935. 125, [3] pages. Publisher's advertisements. Illustrated with line drawings and diagrams in text. Later edition. The author, who states he has spent "thirty years in all branches of kitchen, pantry and storeroom work is a hands-on guy. His Introductory Remarks state he has "undertaken this task with considerable hesitation..." as "...it is not easy to impart one's knowledge... (Item #6363)
Price: $75.00
The Hotel Butcher, Garde Manager and Carver. Suggestions for the buying, handling, sale, and service of meats, poultry and fish for hotels, restaurants, clubs, and institutions. An expression of the practical experience of one who has spent thirty years in all branches of kitchen, pantry and storeroom work; Also as steward and buyer. Frank Rivers.
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Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner.
Hergiswil: Verlag Gastropress, 1981. Large octavo, 304 pages. Later printing. Illustrated with facsimiles throughout. Text in German. Schraemli's important history of cookery and cookbooks. In clean tan cloth. Very, very slight foxing to a few pages, otherwise fine. In near fine dust jacket with minor wear to corners. (Item #3411)
Price: $90.00
Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner. Harry Schraemli.
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New England Breakfast Breads, Luncheon and Tea Biscuits.
Boston: Lee & Shepard Publishers, 1891. Oblong octavo, 129 pages. Second printing, first issued in 1890. As the author mentions in here preface, these recipes derive from a single New England family over a half century. Each recipe is given one full page, with multiple recipes for the same item, including five for Brown Bread, four for Rye Drop Cakes, and four for Johnny Cakes. There are also 12 different... (Item #2628)
Price: $120.00
New England Breakfast Breads, Luncheon and Tea Biscuits. Lucy Gray Swett.
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Wehman's Cook Book: A complete collection of valuable recipes suited to every household and all tastes.
New York City: Wehman Bros., 126 Park Row, copyright 1890 [1890-1912]. Octavo-sized, stapled booklet (18 x 12.5 cm.), 96, [2] pages. index is actually a detailed table of contents. Publisher's advertisements. Early, but unidentified printing. Author from copyright notice (but likely produced by a contract writer). A novelty, "pulp" cookbook, with recipes in narrative form. Illustrations of the covers of other Wehman titles can be seen on the interior and... (Item #6371)
Price: $90.00
Wehman's Cook Book: A complete collection of valuable recipes suited to every household and all tastes. Henry J. Wehman.
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Rules for Good Living. Published by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, New London, Conn. January, 1894.
New London, Conn. [Woman's Christian Temperance Union of New London, Conn.]; Morning Telegraph Print. 1894. Squarish book, stapled in cloth-backed stiff boards (19 x 17 cm.), [1-14], 61 pages. Advertisements. Separate indices for Advertisers, Authors, and Recipes. Evident FIRST EDITION. A dual purpose set of "rules" composed of unattributed recipes for breads, cakes, cookies, etc, candies and ice cream, dessert, eggs, miscellaneous helps, preserving and pickling, salads, soups and meats... (Item #6433)
Price: $300.00
Rules for Good Living. Published by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, New London, Conn. January, 1894. Conn Woman's Christian Temperance Union; New London.